Level 2 (FA2)

First Aid

Course Code FA2 Unit Standard 120496 Course Title Provide risk-based primary emergency care/first aid in the workplace (First Aid 2)
ETQA   – Level   2 Credits 5
Duration 4 days Delivery Method Notional Hours: – 15 hours Theory and 35 hours workplace assignment portfolio.
Cost

 

As per Booking Form Includes Learner Workbooks, pens, barrier aids, practical’s, assessment, Certificate (on successful completion)
Intended for Safety Officers, appointed first aid personnel, fire team members, domestic workers, and as part of a qualification.
Overview

Purpose:   This Unit Standard will enable employees to provide primary emergency care (first aid) in response to an occupational risk induced or any health emergency in their specific workplaces.

 

Content: This unit standard covers the recognition and management of the following range of emergencies for adults, children and infants according to current and accepted emergency care protocols and principles:
·  Emergency scene management.

·  Rescue breathing, CPR and choking for adults, children and infants.

·  Shock.

·  Bleeding and wounds.

·  Neck and spine immobilization and transportation.

·  Fractures and dislocations.

·  Burns.

·  Thermal stress.

·  Poisoning.

·  Medical emergencies.

 

Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate the principles of primary emergency care
  2. Assess and control a single injury emergency scene in the workplace
  3. Demonstrate primary emergency life support for adults, children and infants
  4. Explain and manage shock
  5. Carry out secondary assessment of the sick or injured person and provide appropriate primary emergency care at the scene
  6. Keep records of the incident/accident